The product offers numerous advantages: ease of application lowers the cost of production and environmental impact is eliminated. W Thane X Top has been proven highly resistant by both wet and dry flexometer testing, and gives the brilliance of refinishes such as patent and abraded, achieving an extraordinary lustre without altering the characteristic softness of the leather.

This product is extremely versatile because by hot pressing with Brill Foil the desired effect of transparency can be further heightened.

According to Chimont the keywords that identify the fashion season spring/summer 2008 are luminosity, pearlescence, patent and enamel effects. Gold and silver are trendy, along with the classic pastel colours. Colour is enriched by glitter and gloss, transparency and glassy looks. Classic games of contrast are being brought back in a modern key as well.